02 Apr 13 edition
An inquiry into a UK health service scandal has released its findings. Could such a tragedy happen here? By Debra Thoms
05 Mar 13 edition
Lee Thomas, federal secretary of the Australian Nursing Federation, talks influences, achievements and elections with Amie Larter.
23 Nov 10 edition
Planning is currently underway for the 2011 RCNA workshop calendar.
Primary health care priorities and RCNA’s stance on BN TAFE
The University of Ballarat is a regional dual sector organisation nationally recognised for its outstanding teaching.
The nursing role is essential for promoting better health outcomes for a variety of at-risk groups.
26 Oct 10 edition
The Australian College of Children and Young People’s Nurses (ACCYPN) is a national organisation which was formally established in 2008.
My name is Belynda Abbott and I am currently a Nurse Educator for the Surgery and Perioperative Services at the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital (RBWH).
As an education provider, you know that choosing which learning tool to use, which course to undertake or which event to attend can be daunting and time-consuming for nurses and health professionals, given the range available to them.
Although the end of the year is in sight, things are not slowing down for us at RCNA.
01 Oct 10 edition
The 2010 Community and Primary Health Care Nursing Conference will bring together nurses working across the many areas of community and primary health care.
The latest news from across the faculties.
Nurses are being asked to share their stories for a new book.
RCNA maintains lobbying momentum through the federal government election 2010.
Introducing RCNA’s new corporate partner.
The International Nurse Practitioner/Advanced Practice Nursing Network Conference was a huge success, writes Debra Cerasa.
01 Sep 10 edition
Visions for a national nursing and midwifery workforce strategy.
Article from the Joint ANF/RCNA Pandemic Influenza Working Group.
RCNA launches new Movement Disorders and Parkinson’s Nurses Faculty.
The need for a comprehensive nursing and midwifery workforce strategy has never been more apparent, writes Debra Cerasa.
03 Aug 10 edition
Christine Hallinan MRCNA, Community and Primary Health Care Faculty Advisory Committee
RCNA meets with the Productivity Commission
With the first teleconference meeting of RCNA’s New Generation of Nurses Faculty (NGNF) just around the corner, the Faculty Advisory Committee (FAC) is eager to share its ideas on the purpose and potential of the faculty.
Dr Sally Goold is a Wiradjuri woman. Sally was instrumental in forming the Congress of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Nurses (CATSIN), an organisation of which she is currently Executive Director.
I am continually in awe of the expertise, experience and passion of RCNA members, and I would like to share some recent events that have led me, once again, to this realisation.
06 Jul 10 edition
RCNA’s inaugural Nursing Summit provided a unique forum for nurses to assemble and critique some of the long term challenges confronting the nursing profession and its role in Australia’s health care system now and into the future.
On Monday 31 May the Rural Nursing and Midwifery Faculty Advisory Committee (FAC) attended a face-to-face meeting, held at RCNA National Office in Canberra.
Summit delegates called on RCNA to provide a platform from which the nursing profession can demonstrate unity and call for collective action.
RCNA’s inaugural Nursing Summit has been one of our 2010 success stories.
01 Jun 10 edition
Federal Treasurer Wayne Swan handed down the 2010-11 Federal Budget on Tuesday 11 May.